The Ride of Her Life
Lisa Hou was a 22-year-old medical student when she and a classmate doing a research project on helicopter pilots took a ride in a New Jersey Army National Guard Bell UH-1 Iroquois—better known as a Huey—at Ewing, New Jersey. Almost 30 years later, she is the Adjutant General for New Jersey—the chief administrative officer for the 8,400 personnel in the New Jersey National Guard.
How to Reinvent Your Life
Carol Van Den Hende’s most recent novel, Goodbye, Orchid, speaks to the power of human adaptability. While Van Den Hende was inspired by news stories about combat-wounded veterans, the characters in Goodbye, Orchid aren’t wounded veterans, they do face life-altering circumstances that challenge them to adapt.
For Love of the Game
Garland Miller CCAS’60 bought his first baseball card in 1949 and made his first sale a few years later. He played baseball in college and earned a place in both the Gloucester County Sports Hall of Fame and in the Scarlet Raptors Hall of Fame. And, at the age of 83, he still runs a small operation buying and selling baseball cards.